How much does a Freelance Writer make?

Updated 15 Oct 2021
£23,131 /yr
Average Base Pay

22 salaries

£8K

Low

£23K

Average

£64K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Freelance Writer is £23,131 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Freelance Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 22 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelance Writer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Freelance Writer£23,131 /yr
L3
Senior Writer£37,020 /yr
L4
Staff Writer£23,135 /yr
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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer

£35,569

 /yr
Range: £4K - £84K
7 salaries
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£4K

£84K

£4,268 - £84,000 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £21

£10

£21

£10 - £21 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelance Writer - Hourly

£14

 /hr
Range: £10 - £21

£10

£21

£10 - £21 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

£25

 /hr
Range: £6 - £26

£6

£26

£6 - £26 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Monthly Contractor
About 

£2K -£4K

£2K

£4K

£1,693 - £3,560 Range

Hearst
3.6

Hearst

Freelance Writer - Monthly
About 

£1K -£3K

£1K

£3K

£1,066 - £2,603 Range

Daily Mail and General Trust
3.8

Daily Mail and General Trust

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£12 -£22

 hourly

£12

£22

£12 - £22 Range

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Upwork
4.1

Upwork

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£5 -£16

 hourly

£5

£16

£5 - £16 Range

Accelerate Agency
4.4

Accelerate Agency

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£10 -£11

 hourly

£10

£11

£10 - £11 Range

Academic Knowledge
3.7

Academic Knowledge

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£1 -£11

 hourly

£1

£11

£1 - £11 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Freelance Writer - Monthly
About 

£1K -£1K

£1K

£1K

£1,063 - £1,160 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Freelance Writer
About 

£29K -£32K

£29K

£32K

£29,268 - £31,509 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£9 -£10

 hourly

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

J Sainsbury
3.7

J Sainsbury

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor
About 

£5 -£6

 hourly

£5

£6

£5 - £6 Range

PwC
3.9

PwC

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£11 -£12

 hourly

£11

£12

£11 - £12 Range

HSBC
3.7

HSBC

Freelance Writer
About 

£39K -£42K

£39K

£42K

£39,434 - £42,224 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£10 -£11

 hourly

£10

£11

£10 - £11 Range

Starbucks
3.8

Starbucks

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£8 -£9

 hourly

£8

£9

£8 - £9 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

€20 -€21

 hourly

€20

€21

€20 - €21 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly
About 

£10 -£11

 hourly

£10

£11

£10 - £11 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Freelance Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Freelance Writer is £23,131 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Freelance Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 22 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Writer in United Kingdom is £64,258 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Writer in United Kingdom is £8,327 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent freelance writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£30,000
per year
A Freelance Writer in the London Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Self-Employed
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£130,000
per year
A Freelance Writer in the London Area area reported making £130,000 per year
Additional Pay
£10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£20,000
per year
A Freelance Writer in the London Area area reported making £20,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
£26,000
per year
A Freelance Writer in the Southampton Area area reported making £26,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Southampton Area area
Self-Employed
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£40
hourly
A Freelance Writer in the London Area area reported making £40 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
£500
monthly
A Freelance Writer in the Leeds Area area reported making £500 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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